Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo – Portugal

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Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Portuguese Building – design by Souto Moura Arquitectos

6 Aug 2013

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo

Design: Souto Moura Arquitectos

Location: north west Portugal

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo Portugal
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The cultural center of Viana do Castelo is a project inserted into the privileged space of marginal river mouth Lima, around an axis that is claimed as new cultural centrality of Minho.

Cultural Center in Portugal
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This bold project with an end multipurpose intended to be the headquarters of cultural events, music, sports and leisure.

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo Portugal
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The Cultural Center is composed of three floors and has a deployment area of 3,792 sqm. On the -1 floor is located the match venue and access to side benches.

Cultural Center Portugal
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The level 0 stands for the glass used, which ensures transparency between the city, the river and the interior of the building itself. And lastly the 1st floor are booths scenic and administrative spaces.

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo Portugal
photograph : Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Eduardo Souto de Moura started to design this Cultural Center back in 1999, it took five years to build and it was finally opened last 14th of July 2013.

Cultural Centre of Viana do Castelo Portugal
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Cultural Centre
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Portuguese Cultural Center
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Portuguese Cultural Centre
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Viana do Castelo Cultural Center – Building Information

Architecture: Eduardo Souto de Moura
Location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Area: 3,792 sqm
Client: Municipality of Viana do Castelo
Investment: 13,1M Euro
Collaborators: Diogo Guimarães, Ricardo Rosa Santos, João Queiróz e Lima, Jana Scheibner, Luis Peixoto, Manuel Vasconcelos, Tiago Coelho
Structural / Electrical / Mechanical consultants: G.O.P.
Photos: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

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Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo design : Eduardo Souto de Moura


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